Posts archive for May 2024

World No Tobacco Day 2024: Media Urged to Enhance Tobacco Control Reporting to Protect Children

World No Tobacco Day 2024: Media Urged to Enhance Tobacco Control Reporting to Protect Children

To mark World No Tobacco Day 2024, a digital discussion urged journalists to enhance their reporting on tobacco control. The event, hosted by various organizations, aimed to focus on shielding children from the tobacco industry's marketing tactics. Experts shared insights on the impact of tobacco advertising on youth and the crucial role of the media in shaping effective tobacco control policies.

Davido Caught in Crypto Scandal: Nigerian Star's Memecoin Plummet Sparks Outrage

Davido Caught in Crypto Scandal: Nigerian Star's Memecoin Plummet Sparks Outrage

Nigerian singer Davido's involvement in a memecoin rug-pull scheme has stirred controversy. Promoted to millions of followers, his 'DAVIDO' token saw a significant crash. With similar incidents tied to other celebrities, Sahil Arora is believed to be behind these schemes, exploiting their crypto inexperience.

Electoral Commission Debunks Myth About Personal Pens at Voting Stations Ahead of South African Elections

Electoral Commission Debunks Myth About Personal Pens at Voting Stations Ahead of South African Elections

The Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) has dismissed a widely circulated claim suggesting that voters need to bring their own black ballpoint pens to the voting stations to prevent vote tampering. The IEC labels this claim as disinformation and assures that pens will be provided at all voting stations.

Global Criticism of Israel's Airstrike and Growing Wildfire Concerns in the US

Global Criticism of Israel's Airstrike and Growing Wildfire Concerns in the US

Israel's airstrike on Rafah has been met with global condemnation following the death of 45 Palestinians. As wildfire season approaches, the US is grappling with a firefighter shortage, leading to concerns about effectively managing wildfires. Furthermore, other noteworthy news updates include a legal settlement and unique New Year's Eve traditions on a remote island.

Qatar Airways Flight Turbulence Leaves Twelve Injured on Route to Dublin

Qatar Airways Flight Turbulence Leaves Twelve Injured on Route to Dublin

A Qatar Airways flight from Doha to Dublin faced severe turbulence, resulting in injuries to 12 people including passengers and crew members. The Boeing 787 Dreamliner landed safely at Dublin Airport, where emergency services assisted. An internal investigation is underway, and injured individuals are receiving medical care.

Bayer Leverkusen's Triumph: Historic Undefeated Double Victory in German Football

Bayer Leverkusen's Triumph: Historic Undefeated Double Victory in German Football

Bayer Leverkusen made history with an undefeated double, winning both the Bundesliga and the DFB Pokal. Despite facing adversity, including a red card in the final match, the team's unity and determination led them to victory. This marks their first DFB Pokal title since 1993.

ANC's Siyanqoba Rally: Culmination of Election Campaign at FNB Stadium in Soweto

ANC's Siyanqoba Rally: Culmination of Election Campaign at FNB Stadium in Soweto

The ANC is hosting its Siyanqoba rally at FNB Stadium in Soweto, ending a nearly three-month election campaign. This rally is key for the ANC to rally support and set the stage for the upcoming elections in South Africa.

Join the Festivities: Cavan Cross Cultural Community Celebrates Africa Day 2024

Join the Festivities: Cavan Cross Cultural Community Celebrates Africa Day 2024

The Cavan Cross Cultural Community is hosting a vibrant Africa Day celebration on Saturday, May 25, 2024, at the Cavan Rugby Club. This event, marking a 61-year tradition, will feature a soccer tournament, cultural performances, food, and activities from various international groups. Free and open to everyone, it aims to foster cultural diversity and community bonding.

Former Chattanooga CIO Tyson Morris Appointed as MARTA's New Technology Chief

Former Chattanooga CIO Tyson Morris Appointed as MARTA's New Technology Chief

Tyson Morris, previously the Chief Information Officer in Chattanooga, is taking on the same role at MARTA in Atlanta. Morris, known for his digital transformation efforts, will lead MARTA's Technology Department, focusing on application upgrades and cybersecurity. His experience at Coca-Cola and Accenture enhances his new role significantly.

Tottenham vs Newcastle: Thrilling 1-1 Draw in Melbourne Decided by Penalty Shootout

Tottenham vs Newcastle: Thrilling 1-1 Draw in Melbourne Decided by Penalty Shootout

In an exciting post-season friendly match held in Melbourne, Tottenham and Newcastle United battled to a 1-1 draw. James Maddison capitalized on a mistake by Nick Pope to score for Tottenham, while Alexander Isak equalized for Newcastle. The game proceeded to a penalty shootout, where Newcastle clinched a 5-4 victory after Tottenham's Bryan Gil missed his attempt.

Toni Kroos to Hang up Boots after Euro 2024: Real Madrid and Germany Star to Retire from Football

Toni Kroos to Hang up Boots after Euro 2024: Real Madrid and Germany Star to Retire from Football

Toni Kroos will retire from football following Euro 2024. Real Madrid confirmed the news, honoring Kroos' contributions over a decade. The 34-year-old star, known for his pivotal role in club and country successes, aims to finish on a high note. He hopes to add one more Champions League title to his impressive collection before his farewell.

Knicks vs. Pacers Game 7 Live Stream: How to Watch NBA Playoffs Round 2

Knicks vs. Pacers Game 7 Live Stream: How to Watch NBA Playoffs Round 2

The New York Knicks and Indiana Pacers are set to clash in Game 7 of the 2024 NBA Playoffs Eastern Conference Semifinals. The decisive game will take place at Madison Square Garden on May 19, 2024, at 3:30 p.m. Eastern, and will be televised on ABC. Fans can also stream it for free via services like Fubo and DirecTV Stream.